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Ben & Jerry's Founders on the Company's Israel Policy

1 month ago   |   NY Times

We support the company's decision to end the sale of its ice cream in the occupied Palestinian territories.
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House Ethics Committee won't pursue probe of Rep. Hank Johnson after his arrest at ‘Black Voters Matter' protest

1 month ago   |   The Washington Post

Three House Democrats have been arrested at protests over voting rights.
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Oligarch of the Month: Richard Branson

1 month ago   |   The New Republic

Music-and-travel tycoon Richard Branson didn't quite make it to space in July, though he came pretty close: From his VSS Unity space capsule, he live-streamed 53.5 miles above...
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The Revolution That Wasn't

1 month ago   |   The New Republic

For the American left of the 1960s and early 1970s, the past refuses to stay past. Two of the most popular films nominated for Best Picture this year-Shaka King's Judas and the...
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Congressional Democrats are on a renewed push to act on voting rights with a 'sword and shield' approach

Congressional Democrats are on a renewed push to act on voting rights with a 'sword and shield' approach

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Democrats in the White House and both chambers of Congress are rushing to take action on voting rights before the August recess, with a group of House...
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Ted Cruz says a vaccine mandate is 'authoritarianism,' but he supports them in Texas

Ted Cruz says a vaccine mandate is 'authoritarianism,' but he supports them in Texas

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement When he was running for president in 2015, Sen. Ted Cruz pledged to fire around 150,000 federal workers , outright eliminating the Department of...
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Biden, Schumer, And Pelosi Are Meeting On A Battering Ram To Bust Voting Rights Filibuster

1 month ago   |   Politicus USA

President Biden, Majority Leader Schumer, and Speaker Pelosi are meeting on a new voting rights bill that they hope will break the filibuster.
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Republican ‘Cancel Culture' Hits New Low With Attacks Against D.C. Police

1 month ago   |   Politicus USA

Sometimes we have to give republican pundits and lawmakers credit. They're really good at herding their right-wing hate media flock away from the issues. Seeing how effective...
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Third Black lawmaker arrested this month during voting rights protests in DC

Third Black lawmaker arrested this month during voting rights protests in DC

1 month ago   |   KOAT

All three protests centered on protecting voting rights and passing the For the People Act.
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Simone Biles's Olympic Withdrawal Reignites the Sports Culture War

1 month ago   |   Vanity Fair

Right-wing commentators had a field day with the gymnast's supposed selfishness, but it's telling that other prominent survivors of abuse in the sport did not join in.
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...